Finding and Using Ebooks

Highlights electronic books available through the University of Arkansas Libraries

About Cambridge University Press ebooks

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The University Libraries purchase some individual books directly from Cambridge Core as well as special ebook collections such as Cambridge Histories Online or Cambridge Companions Online.  

The Basics: Cambridge Core Ebooks

Where can I find them?

Most are in OneSearch.

How many simultaneous users?

Titles are licensed for unlimited users.

Do I need a special account?


Are there download or print limits?

Individual chapters may usually be downloaded in PDF format.

Can I read offline?

Yes, individual chapters may usually be downloaded in PDF format or you can send some chapters to your Kindle.

Is special software needed?


How long may I check a book out to read offline?

Individual chapters downloaded to your computer or your Kindle are available indefinitely.

Read Online

Read online by navigating to the book's Table of Contents. You have a choice of PDF or HTML formats.

Read a Camrbidge book online


Read Offline

This publisher allows you to download in PDF format as well as save items to Google Drive, Dropbox, or your Kindle.
Some PDF downloads may be "zipped" to save on download time.

Download tools appear on the left menu when viewing a book table of contents.

Download optins for Cambridge Books

When viewing an individual chapter abstract, look for icons to download in PDF, or to Google Drive, Dropbox, or Kindle.

Cambridge chapter view


Linking for Classroom Use

The site allows multiple users to read the ebook at a time.

You may share permalinks to this content. Please make sure to Athenize your link before sending it out. The OpenAthens link will guarantee access for remote users.